Evening Conversations on Tuesday 6th November 2018
Presented by Sampad South Asian Arts:
A middle-aged, middle-class, multicultural mum with millennial sons, this piece is a meditation on Sudha’s ‘squeezed middle’ life in Wimbledon, as she navigates her sense of ‘home’, friendships, family and returning to India as a Non-Resident Indian. Told through fragments & monologues, this piece is inspired by evening conversations over Aperol spritzers!
Writer/performer: Sudha Bhuchar.
Director: Kristine Landon-Smith.Running time: 60mins plus 30min discussion. Suitable for ages 10+
About the artists
Playwright and actress Sudha Bhuchar is co-founder of Tamasha Theatre Company with director Kristine Landon-Smith. Sudha’s many acting roles include appearances in BBC’s Eastenders, BBC Radio 4’s The Archers and a stage adaptation of Salman Rushdie’s Haroun and The Sea of Stories at the Royal National Theatre. She writes widely for radio and the stage, as well as writing in partnership with Shaheen Khan including an episode of Doctors and an original screenplay, House across the street, for BBC 4.
For Tamasha Theatre Company, Sudha and Kristine have co-written the award-winning Bollywood Musical, Fourteen Songs, Two Weddings And A Funeral,Strictly Dandia, and A Fine Balance. Together, the pair won a Woman of Achievement Award for Arts and Culture in 2005, and a First Women Award (Tourism and Leisure) in 2010.
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